There are many events that occur throughout the year in the Shire of Chapman Valley. Here you can find details of local events and activities.

Some of our Shire's most popular events include the Country Music Festival, Windsurfing competitions at Coronation Beach, our local Chapman Valley Agricultural Show, Historical Society fetes and the Yuna regatta.

If you would like to hold an event, contact the Shire's Planning Department for an Events Application Form.

We would also be happy to promote your event so tell us what you are planning and when and we can put it on our events calender and on our E-News. 

Chapman Valley Agricultural Show

The Chapman Valley Agricultural Show attracts many visitors from throughout the region and WA. The Show is organised each year by the Chapman Valley Agricultural Society. It provides a family fun filled day, while also promoting local businesses, crafts and hobbies.

The event is open to everyone in the wider community to come along, display or sell their products, enter any of the competitions, watch the Valley Shears, sponsorship towards an event or make a contribution towards a trophy on show day.

The Chapman Valley Show provides something for everyone from livestock, produce, and craft competitions to showcasing equestrian events such as show jumping, western and cutting, showbags and sideshow alley for the children and many fun rides for the adventurous. The bar is open from 12.00pm, takeaway food and a dining room catering is also available. This event has wheelchair access, however please note that there are no paved walkways.

The annual Show is a fantastic drawcard to everyone.  Situated at the Nanson Showgrounds 26 kilometres from Geraldton on the corner of Chapman Valley and McCagh Roads.

For further information please email the Chapman Valley Agricultural Society Inc.


Chapman Valley Country Music Festival


The Chapman Valley Country Music Festival, formerly known in it’s inaugural year as The Valley Muster, made its vibrant debut at the Chapman Valley Agricultural Show Grounds in Nanson from Saturday, October 21st to Sunday, October 22nd, 2023. Despite some initial hurdles, the festival triumphed as a celebration of music, community, and regional pride.

Originally slated to be opened by Hon Sandra Carr MLC, the festival faced a last-minute change when parliamentary duties called her away. However, the spirit of collaboration prevailed as Gloria and Brian White, renowned organizers of the Nambung Country Music Muster, stepped in to ensure the event's success.

This was a fitting beginning to the Festival, which was born following the sale of Nambung Station to a mining company. The last Nambung Country Music Muster was held in October 2022 and it was identified by artists and festival goers that there was need for another Country Music Festival to be established north of Perth.

The decision to host the festival in Chapman Valley stemmed from a collective desire among artists and community members for a country music showcase north of Perth. With the support of the Shire of Chapman Valley and local volunteers, the event welcomed twenty-one talented country music artists from across Australia, alongside six Bush Poets who regaled attendees with captivating performances.

A key focus of the festival was its integration with the local community. Chapman Valley's various organizations, including the Footy Club, Volunteer Fire Brigade, and Nabawa T

The Chapman Valley Country Music Festival, previously known as The Valley Muster, debuted vibrantly at the Chapman Valley Agricultural Show Grounds from October 21st to 22nd, 2023, celebrating music, community, and regional pride. Despite a last-minute change in opening, organizers Gloria and Brian White ensured its success, stepping in for Hon Sandra Carr MLC. Born from the sale of Nambung Station, the festival arose due to demand for a country music event north of Perth.

Twenty-one artists and six Bush Poets from across Australia performed, supported by Chapman Valley's local organizations like the Footy Club and Volunteer Fire Brigade. The festival faced challenges, including confusion over a similar event name and limited grant application time, but overcame them with sponsor and local business support.

Rebranded as CV CMF, the festival is formalizing its structure for future funding. Held at the Chapman Valley Agricultural Show Grounds, the venue offered ample camping and upgraded facilities. Safety measures included traffic management and first aid services.

Dates for 2024: October 18th-20th

Tickets and information - Chapman Valley Country Music Festival


Yuna Regatta

The regatta is held on an irregular basis as it is dependent upon dam water levels and availability of community volunteers.